Category Archives: Guest Articles

5 Secrets Of Massive Guitar Progress

By Derk Stiepelmann I recently watched a great workshop on stock trading, presented by a successful stock trader. At one point in his seminar he announced the 5 Secrets of successful stock trading and everyone was on the edge of their seats, waiting…

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How Can I Make My Guitar Playing More Melodic?

By Darryl Powis Is this something you have thought about with your guitar playing? Sometimes you may be thinking, “how can I make scales sound good/musical?” The important thing for you is that this is a common challenge for any guitar player who wants to…

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Do You Suffer From ‘Werewolf Hand’?

DO YOU SUFFER FROM ‘WEREWOLF HAND’? By Aldo Chircop Don’t worry, you’re not here by mistake and this is indeed an article on guitar playing. 😊 ‘Werewolf Hand’ is a term I came up with after noticing a particular and fairly common bad…

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Guitar Playing Breakthroughs Could Come Anytime

By Jake Wilmot   That’s right. So why did I write this article and why did I call it this? Well perhaps you are practicing your guitar right now and you have been for some time. You also may be practicing the right…

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5 Ways to Make Time to Practice Your Instrument

By Robert Callus Do you want to put more time into practicing your instrument, but can’t seem to find it anywhere? Nearly every musician faces this problem – there are so many things to learn! Yet, many great musicians didn’t have the luxury of…

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The Angle Of The Pick And Position In Playing Guitar

By Pascha Bocharov In this article I would like to tell you about the basics of guitar technique. Even though these are the basic things, a lot of beginners don’t know them or know particularly. For a long time I asked myself: Which angle…

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3 Crucial Tips for Singing and Playing At The Same Time

3 Crucial Tips for Singing and Playing At The Same Time By Tracy Laslop North Vancouver Guitar School Plenty of great instrumental musicians have no idea how to sing and play their instrument at the same time… that’s fine if you never ever…

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Five Mistakes Beginning Guitar Players Make 

When first learning how to play guitar, the hardest thing to do is to just get started. The fear of being judged or feeling as if you are not good enough or will never be good enough seems to come out of nowhere…

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Are You Ready For Your Performance?

Are you ready for your performance? In this article I will be  providing some advice on how to prepare your guitar playing  prior to the actual performance. These suggestions get me ready for a gig and will set my mind at ease (at…

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Exotic Chords That Sound Amazing And Are VERY Easy To Play

By Ryan Mueller When many guitar players think about playing chords in areas of their fretboard other than open position, they usually resort to 5-string/6-string root barre chords, and basic power chords. While these chords are handy when playing rhythm guitar all over…

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